September 27, 2005

The Lord of Time is back...

With a new book, "A briefer History of Time".

I ask: "If you could go back in time, who would you rather meet, Marilyn Monroe or Isaac Newton?" and after 10 minutes he says in that voice that makes the blandest statement sound profound: "Marilyn. Newton seems to have been an unpleasant character."

The Guardian.

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